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File #: 21-0094    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 1/25/2021 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 2/22/2021 Final action: 2/22/2021
Title: A bill for an ordinance authorizing expenditures in the General Government Special Revenue Fund based on a letter of intent from the United States of America to award funding to the City and County of Denver for the "Denver Great Kids Head Start FY 2021-2022" program. Appropriates $10,017,363 based on a letter of intent from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to fund the Denver Great Kids Head Start Grant program for program year 2021-2022. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 2-2-21.
Indexes: Zach Rothmier
Attachments: 1. BR21 0094 DOF Head Start Appropriation_LOI, 2. BR21 0094 DOF Head Start Appropriation_LOI Federal Guidance Letter, 3. CB21-0094_DOF_LOI_Head Start_2021-2022, 4. 21-0094 Filed Bill_DOF_LOI_Head Start_2021-2022, 5. 21-0094 - signed, 6. 21-0094 A bill for an ordinance authorizing expenditures in the General Government Special Revenue Fund based on a letter of intent from the United States of America
Finance Item/Grant Request Template

Date Submitted: 1-25-21

Requesting Agency: Finance
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name:

Name: Rachel Bardin
Email: Rachel.Bardin@denvergov.org

Item Title & Description:
(Do not delete the following instructions)
These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney's Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

Both the title and description must be entered between the red "title" and "body" below. Do not at any time delete the red "title" or "body" markers from this template.
title
A bill for an ordinance authorizing expenditures in the General Government Special Revenue Fund based on a letter of intent from the United States of America to award funding to the City and County of Denver for the "Denver Great Kids Head Start FY 2021-2022" program.
Appropriates $10,017,363 based on a letter of intent from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to fund the Denver Great Kids Head Start Grant program for program year 2021-2022. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 2-2-21.
body

Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
Detailed description of the item and why we are doing it. This can be a separate attachment.
Request budget appropriation of $10,017,363 for the Denver Great Kids Head Start Program from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Head Start is a federally funded program providing qualified families access to preschool and limited healthcare at no cost. The Office of Children's Affairs (OCA) receives this grant on an annual basis. OCA is requesting to establish budget based off the award letter from the funder which equates to 80 percent of the total forecasted award. The total award estimate is $12,521,704. Establishing budget will...

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